OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Comprehension of Literary Texts

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OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Comprehension of Literary Texts

  • Subject(s): ELA & Reading
  • Grade range: 8
  • Release date: 08-22-2015
  • Tags: theme, genre, mythology, culture, inference, plot, plot development, analyze, literary nonfiction, organizational pattern, figurative language, metaphor, personification, literary text, acronym, autobiographical, first person. metaphor, omniscient, objective, protagonist, pronoun, second person, subjective, complex inference, subtle inference, simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, characterization, conflict, dynamic character, flat character, foreshadow, literal, mood, round character, setting, static character, symbol/symbolic, verisimilar/verisimilitude, dialogue, metaphoric, imagery, hyperbole

Description

OnTRACK Grade 8 English Reading Module 2, Lessons 1–11. Students will learn how to analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about literary texts.

Standards

8(3)(A), 8(3)(B), 8(3)(C), 8(6)(A), 8(7), 8(F19)(D), 8(6)(C), 8(4), 8(6)(B), 8(5), 8(F19)(B), 8(8)

Resources

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Resource ID: E8RdM2L1 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to analyze, make inferences, and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support your understanding.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L2 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to use the elements of linear plot development to determine whether and how conflicts are resolved.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L3 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how the central characters’ qualities influence them and resolution of the central conflict.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L4 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to identify and understand an author’s choice of point of view, including limited versus omniscient and subjective versus objective.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L5 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to compare and contrast the relationship between the purpose and characteristics of different poetic forms.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L6 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to find the meanings of words through analogy and other word relationships.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L7 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how playwrights characterize their protagonists and antagonists through the dialogue and staging of their plays.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L8 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to make complex inferences in a play and use textual evidence to support your understanding.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L9 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to analyze literary nonfiction, particularly speeches, by making inferences and drawing conclusions based on evidence in the text.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L10 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to explain the effect of similes and extended metaphors in literary text.
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Resource ID: E8RdM2L11 Grade Range: 8 By: IPSI Developer Subject: ELA & Reading
You will learn how to make complex inferences and use textual evidence such as imagery and figurative language to support understanding.